Alison Neuman lives in Alberta, Canada, where she works as a freelance writer. Her first novel, Ice Rose, was published in 2010 by Fireside Publications. Alison’s work has appeared in MacEwan Today, Westword, and the Edmonton Journal, as well as on three tracks of the CD release, Outside The Window,...
Barbie-Jo is a published columnist, writer, and poet living and working in the Calgary area. Over the years she has written three regular magazine columns, written and produced seminars and her name appears on several medical research manuscripts. Now retired from a career in medical administration,...
Beth was born in Denmark and moved to Canada when she was two. Raised in Red Deer, she completed her schooling at Lindsay Thurber Composite High. She received her Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Alberta in 1971. Her teaching career took her north to the Peace River country where...
Carol Maier has always enjoyed writing stories, and is particularly fond of using rhyming text to do it. In her younger life, Carol taught elementary school in three provinces (Alberta, Ontario, and Arctic Quebec) and in later years, she taught ESL to adults from all over the world. Throughout those...
Chris’ passion for plants was infused at any early age watching her talented gardening parents create a spectacular award-winning acreage landscape. Chris has been fortunate enough to combine her love of plants and artistic design for over 15 years now. Starting as a sole practitioner in Landscape...
This author believes in the power of dreams, and this belief, when accompanied by hard work, can give one the power to make their own dreams come true. Through hard work and perserverance, D. L. Baker saw the goal of a first novel come to fruition - from dream to idea, through editing and rewrites,...
Dianne Tchir is a retired High School English/Drama teacher, living in Rocky Mountain House, AB.  She has been published in many Anthologies and Literary Magazines. Her published poetry books include: The Rhythmic Cycle, Haiku - Tapestry of Life, and forthcoming - Northern Phoenix. Her published chi...
The author, Earl F. Wilkins was born and raised in Verdun, Quebec, and has travelled extensively throughout the world. He has lived in Belgium and Germany and several parts of Canada while serving with the Royal Canadian Air force. Earl previously published a family history entitled Looking Back. Th...
I learned a long time ago that we accomplish very little all by ourselves. No matter what we undertake to do, we invariably rely on the help of other people, one way or another, somewhere in the process.   Good Night Old Man by George Campbell -  In a captivating first person POV, the author tel...
New democracies are continually being established around the globe. Free and fair elections are an important component of good governance and democratic development and are critical to the stability of any nation. Election Consultant Gladys Teske has managed five Canadian federal elections as Return...
Guy Chambers lives at North Cooking Lake in the County of Strathcona. Guy is a published poet with work in magazines such as Grain, The Prairie Journal of Canadian Literature, Tower Poetry Society, Dalhousie Review, and many more.His unique style of visually displayed poetry has also been included i...
Joe McKnight was born in a small Alberta farming community. He started his schooling in Ardrossan where he developed a love of story telling. His love of writing continued to grow throughout his school years. In 2004, while upgrading his English 30, Joe’s passion increased. It was during that same y...
James was born and raised on a farm near Andrew, Alberta and pets (dogs and cats) were always present. After finishing high school, James went to the University of Alberta and studied to be a teacher. He spent 6 years at the University and was an educator in Northern Alberta for many years. James is...
Jayne I. Lyone has been involved with music from the age of 10. She started with piano, but later gravitated toward the flute, which is still her favorite instrument. Her music education continued in college with her main interest being in music theory. She has performed with several bands and orc...
Over the past twenty years, Karen Probert has had articles published in the newsletters of groups of which she is a member, as well as in the Canadian Alpine Journal. Her interests have been as varied as family history, mountain exploration, antiques, and travel. She has poetry, book reviews or sh...
Over the past 20 years, Kathie has written poetry, essays, short stories, and magazine articles. She has presented workshops in creative journal writing as a tool for encouraging self-expression with others. Playing with language is her greatest joy and the gift she loves to share with others. (Aut...
Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise. ~Alice Walker (One of the author's favorite quotes.) Lee is extremely excited and surprised to be publishing her 1st book, as she is not a writer. Her inspiration to create this picture book came from her own collection of humor books. All women need to l...
Lisa Anderson looks just like any other hockey or dance mom, but in those fuzzy pink slippers you'll find a spontaneous, mojito-loving world traveling mother of four, just as likely to ramble off a multi-million dollar business plan as recite the capital cities of the world in French. A middle scho...
In his first historical novel, High Hopes & High Tides, Malcolm Mills relates the proud and dynamic tale of a tiny, rural community rising to international prominence as the community designs, engineers, and constructs from local lumber and expertise, the largest wooden sailing vessel ever const...
Mandy Eve-Barnett resides in Alberta, Canada but is originally from England. She is a multi-genre author and freelance writer and lives and breathes the written word and creativity in all its forms. As Secretary of her local writing group, the Writers Foundation of Strathcona County, she encourages...
Michele went from not knowing a soul in the city to putting herself through university paid by hard earned money from working three jobs. She went on to build a successful business from the ground up selling millions in real estate by word of mouth. Michele Weselake has been writing, teaching, and e...
If anyone had asked Mike when he was younger if he would ever write a book, he would have probably said “In my dreams!”   Youngest of three children, with two older sisters, Mike is fulfilling a childhood dream at twenty-eight. Although he had the incredible opportunity to publish a play book “Ins...
Vicky Milonas A mother of 4 and grandmamma to 7 little ones, Vicky is the light and face of Vicky’s Bistro|WineBar. Emerging from a life that has always revolved around the restaurant, her family grew up around the kitchen, as she and her husband George instilled in their children their natural Gre...
Nurmi Simm chose to use the nom-de-plume, Cowboy Billy Hill, because it resonates better in a western setting than his real name. In the small moving business, it also has echoes of The Beverly Hillbillies.   Nurmi Simm was born in Estonia before the Second World War. As a child, he experienced bo...
Olga Dorosh-Lalonde (nee Hryb) was born and grew up on a farm in the middle of nowhere, seven miles northwest of Invermay in central Saskatchewan. She was the oldest of four children who were responsible for many chores, farm duties, and just about anything else that had to be done. She learned huge...
Rhonda Skinner is a freelance writer and editor residing in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is passionate about wildlife rehabilitation and volunteers with the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton. She also enjoys wildlife photography, reading, and golfing. Her book project, Wildlife Rehabi...
The author was born in Edmonton, AB and lived her teenage years on a farm in the small Northern Alberta town of Hondo. She first tried writing a poem for her son’s wedding in 1997. She thought if her dad could write one then she could, too. He wrote a poem about forty years of memories as a Conducto...
Church has become a minefield of different theologies. Some would say there is no way to know truth anymore. But there is. II Timothy 2:15-16 says, “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and vain babbli...
Tom grew up on the tip of Cape Cod in Massachusetts and after graduating from Colorado State University he moved to Alberta, Canada for two years, which became a lifetime. After a successful career as a teacher, basketball coach, and a school administrator that took him and his wife, Margaret, to N...
Trevor Tucker retired in 2005 from the oil and gas industry and although his first interest in writing was from a technical perspective, it soon evolved to ‘faction’. The author adds: ‘Though having been bitten by the writing bug, I sometimes wonder if I have retired.’ A chance meeting with a man wh...
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The author grew up in rural Alberta, much of that time on ranches, including the family ranch owned by his father.  He left ranching to become a pilot, and then attended university to become a civil engineer. As an engineer, he worked in the construction industry for 38 years on major construction p...